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Working at a video game company is a fantastic, especially if its Rockstar Games. Help yourself to all the great Rockstar apparel and the pay is great, not to mention the company parties.
I've found it to be the nature of the business: Since games aren't released every month, the workload is very cyclical. At time of business, its great and satisfying, at slow times, work can become tedious.
Advice to Management
The organization and communication between departments can be improved, although training is offered, it takes a lot of effort for it to be sponsored.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took 4 days – interviewed at Rockstar Games (Boston, MA).
I applied online through a job seeking portal. The next day I was contacted and ask to complete a technical design test in 24 hours. The technical part of the test was exceedingly easy for anyone with even a basic knowledge of game programming, while the design part was a lot more subjective. A few days after I completed the test and sent it back, with a request for feedback on the test regardless of whether I passed, I was contacted again and told that they thought I "would not make a good fit". I e-mailed them back and thanked them and again asked for feedback, but never got a response.
- The most difficult question on the test was to write a simple Finite State Machine for a door control AI. 1 Answer
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Rockstar Games doesn't see why only the kids should have all the video game fun. The company, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, is a publisher of mature-rated video games including the hugely popular Grand Theft Auto series. Other series titles from the game studio include Midnight Club, Red Dead, Manhunt, and Max Payne. Rockstar Games' titles are available for major gaming platforms, including Sony's Playstation, Microsoft's Xbox, and Nintendo's Wii, as well as for PCs and portable devices such as the Playstation Portable and Nintendo ...